Olivier Karra is Director of Marketing for IPTV and OTT Solutions at Harmonic. He is currently leading a global team in charge of defining the strategy and business wining, innovative solutions for the multiscreen market segment. Previously, he was in charge of Global Solutions Architecture and Technical Sales Enablement. During this period, he built strong business acumen related to IT deployment environment such as virtualization, cloud and orchestration technologies, for video delivery workflows.
Earlier on, Mr. Karra spent most of his career leading Harmonic Sales Engineering for the EMEA region. His long experience in technical sales, large projects and complex ecosystems allowed him to help Harmonic grow and gain significant market share across Pay TV, broadcast and OTT markets. Prior to joining Harmonic in 2000, Olivier held various positions at DiviCom and SAGEM (UK), focusing on video delivery networks system engineering.
Olivier holds a degree in electronics and computer science engineering from ESME engineering school (France).
He later specialized in Digital Communication Systems and Technology with a Master of Science degree from Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden).